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  • A slice of roasted banana bread

    Roasted Banana Bread with Walnuts

    This Roasted Banana Bread with Walnuts is the best banana bread recipe I’ve ever made…seriously. Want some?  You’ll need an entire bunch of bananas, some buttermilk, a full bag of walnut…

  • Sheet Pan Frittata with spring greens, asparagus, snap peas, and goat cheese

    Sheet Pan Frittata with Spring Greens

    A Sunday stroll through the farmers market inspired this Sheet Pan Frittata with Spring Greens…I found all sorts of early spring veggies, but finally settled on dandelion greens, baby asparagus, snap…

  • Instant Pot Clotted Cream on a scone

    Instant Pot Clotted Cream Recipe

    My Instant Pot Clotted Cream Recipe is a revelation, plain and simple.  Who’d a thunk you could use your Instant Pot to create the famously decadent spreadable cream that’s the highlight…

  • Asparagus Goat Cheese Frittata

    Asparagus Goat Cheese Frittata

    Asparagus Goat Cheese Frittata ~ is there anything easier, and more comforting, than eggs for dinner?  This is a convenient busy day 30-minute meal that always feels like a treat to me.…

  • A glass of lemon water with sliced lemons

    Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water

    Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water ~ I’ve been doing this for a couple of years now and love it, but there’s a lot of misinformation swirling around out…

  • A stack of glazed Buttermilk Lemon Bread slices

    Buttermilk Lemon Bread

    My Buttermilk Lemon Bread is a tangy lemon loaf that practically sings with fresh lemony flavor, and I’m spilling all the secrets to this perfect citrusy pound cake right here!…

  • Super easy cinnamon coffee cake on a blue plate with fork

    Super Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake

    Super Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake ~ a soft pillowy cake with a simple flavor profile and a retro vibe (no one will guess it starts with a boxed mix!)…

  • A pan of eggnog streusel French toast casserole with a piece taken out

    Eggnog Streusel French Toast Casserole

    My Eggnog Streusel French Toast Casserole is a decadent, holiday morning worthy baked French toast that can be assembled the night before.  Can you say fantasy B&B breakfast?…

  • Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread, sliced, on a cooling rack

    The Best Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

    Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread is a must make every fall — this pumpkin bundt cake is moist and tender with just the right amount of spice, and the chocolate chips take…

  • Spiced Vanilla Pear Oatmeal

    Spiced Vanilla Pear Oatmeal is a healthy gluten free hot cereal with floral, fruity pear, fragrant vanilla, warm spices, and creamy oats ~ it makes for an aromatherapy boost we could…

  • Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars

    Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars

    Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars are an unbeatable combination of buttery walnut shortbread and tart homemade cranberry curd.…

  • Jelly Doughnut Bundt Cake

    My Jelly Doughnut Bundt Cake is jelly doughnut meets bundt cake for a unique morning or mid-day treat.  This comforting, not-too-sweet cake just begs for a cup of coffee or tea.…

  • Dutch Apple Cake being sliced

    Dutch Apple Cake

    Every bite of this Dutch Apple Cake is sweet and juicy thanks to layers of thinly sliced Honeycrisps, baked up in a no fail batter with a touch of spice.  This…

  • Vanilla lavender latte with fresh lavender

    Vanilla Lavender Latte

    Vanilla Lavender Latte ~ this warming drink is made with vanilla bean and lavender buds for a soothing way to start or end a busy day.…

  • Chocolate Sour Cream Doughnut Bundt Cake, sliced, with sprinkles on parchment paper

    Chocolate Sour Cream Doughnut Bundt Cake

    Are you ready for cake?  Because I’ve got cake!  This classic Chocolate Sour Cream Doughnut Bundt Cake is a nod to that irresistibly glossy chocolate doughnut that calls to you from the doughnut…

  • hands holding a zucchini walnut crumble bar

    Zucchini Walnut Crumble Bars

    Zucchini Walnut Crumble Bars ~ you’ll welcome the summer zucchini glut once you try these homey little bars.  The layer of spiced zucchini is unusual, to be sure, but one taste…

  • My Vegan Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Tart makes a fun non-dairy breakfast treat for any occasion. Customize your healthy tart with whatever fruit's in season.

    A Year of Fruit Tarts ~ 12 gorgeous recipes

    A Year of Fruit Tarts ~ 12 gorgeous recipes!  Fruit tarts aren’t just for summer, you can enjoy them all year round with seasonal ingredients…here are some of my favorites, there’s…

  • apple walnut zucchini bread

    Apple Walnut Zucchini Bread

    Apple Walnut Zucchini Bread ~ if you could pack late summer/early fall into a bundt pan and bake it up, this is what you’d get, a moist cake loaded with shredded…

  • A piece of plum blitz kuchen cake on a blue and white plate with fork

    Plum Blitz Kuchen

    Plum Blitz Kuchen, or ‘lightning cake’ is a vintage German snacking cake recipe from the 1931 edition of Joy of Cooking.  It’s a quick and easy, as the name suggests, and…

  • a slice of caramelized apricot upside down cake

    Caramelized Apricot Upside Down Cake

    Caramelized Apricot Upside Down Cake ~ fresh fruit is amazing, for sure, but something magical happens to it when goes in the oven…and just between you and me, if I have…

  • A slice of peaches and cream breakfast cake with whipped cream

    Peaches and Cream Breakfast Cake

    Peaches and Cream Breakfast Cake ~ a from scratch peach coffee cake loaded with chunks of fresh fruit for a light but indulgent start to the day.  Use white or yellow…

  • Pineapple coconut squares with forks

    Pineapple Coconut Bars

    Pineapple Coconut Bars are an easy tropical inspired treat made with juicy crushed pineapple, coconut, and a brown sugar shortbread crust ~ perfect for breakfast, bunch, or all day snacking.  I…

  • Girl holding a slice of Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

    Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

    The first words out of my daughter’s mouth after she took a bite of this fresh Strawberry Buttermilk Cake?  “Wow ~ this is the best cake I’ve ever had!”  She’s right,…

  • one banana banana bread cooling in loaf pan on white board

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts ~ when there’s just one banana left on the counter, this one-banana, one-bowl quick bread recipe steps up to the plate.…

  • Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake (Ciambella)

    Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake, or Ciambella ~ this is a classic Italian style lemon bundt cake with lots of lemony flavor and a delicate crumb.  Pair it with a good cup…

  • breaking apart a piece of rhubarb breakfast cake

    Easy Rhubarb Breakfast Cake

    My Rhubarb Breakfast Cake is a classic, puffed up, fruity snack cake ~ the kind your grandma made, if you were lucky.  It’s packed with jammy bits of sweet/tart rhubarb and…

  • Eggs Benedict Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce

    Eggs Benedict Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce ~ this brilliant hack lets you enjoy your favorite luxury breakfast in easy sliceable form ~  complete with little chunks of Canadian bacon and a…

  • Raspberry White Chocolate Scones

    These berrylicious Raspberry White Chocolate Scones have the uncanny ability to brighten anyone’s morning.  Pop a couple of these pretty bakery style scones on a tray with a great cup of…

  • Sour Cherry Almond Bars

    Sour Cherry Almond Bars ~ these brown sugar and oatmeal cherry almond bars are officially my new favorite sweet snack!  The cherries are nice and tart, the almond scented crumble dough…

  • Blueberry Poppy Seed Squares

    Blueberry Poppy Seed Squares, a unique coffee cake in the Eastern European tradition ~ it’s packed with fresh blueberries and crunchy poppy seeds on a buttery shortbread crust.  This is one…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Pancakes

    Tangerine Poppy Seed Pancakes are a variation on one of my most popular recipes.  Fresh tangerine juice, Greek yogurt, and crunchy poppy seeds make a lighter and healthier version of everybody’s…

  • Gluten Free Tangerine Cake

    Gluten Free Tangerine Cake ~ this flourless cake is such a wonderful surprise, made with whole tangerines and almond flour in the Italian tradition ~ it’s impossibly moist and bursting with…

  • Maple Walnut Scones

    Maple Oat Nut Scones (Starbucks Copy Cat)

    These Starbucks Copy Cat Maple Oat Nut Scones are a personal favorite of mine, they have the perfect moist, flaky texture, and a wonderfully warm, rich maple walnut flavor.  Starbucks may…

  • Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake

    Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake ~ A tender lightly spiced gingerbread cake iced with a thin sugar glaze ~ this delicious cake is guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit.…

  • What to Make Now: Starbucks Copy Cat Recipes

    27 Fabulous Starbucks Copy Cat Recipes ~ whenever anything attains cult status there are bound to be copy cats, and every now and then the copies are even better than the…

  • Spiced Cider Glazed Apple Bars

    Spiced Cider Glazed Apple Bars ~ these buttery shortbread crumble bars are stuffed with juicy SweeTango apples and drizzled with an outrageous spiced cider glaze!…

  • Drinkable Nutella

    Drinkable Nutella ~ a warm, sippable version of your favorite chocolate hazelnut spread.   This beats any drinking chocolate you’ve ever had, and it’s pure, molten bliss.  Go ahead, skip right to…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread

    Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread ~ this amazing chunky quick bread is grain free, and dairy free, with no added sugar.  It’s also an ingenious way to use up all…

  • What to Bake Now: Bundt Cakes

    What to Bake Now: Bundt Cakes ~ what’s not to love about a bundt?  They’re homey, easy to throw together, pretty enough for company, and so darned delicious.  Here are the…

  • Apple Cider Doughnut Cake

    Apple Cider Doughnut Cake ~ a warm cinnamon apple bundt cake that tastes just like Fall’s iconic apple cider doughnuts.  It’s basically everything you love about the season, baked up in…

  • Pink Grapefruit and Vanilla Bean Jam

    Pink Grapefruit and Vanilla Bean Jam ~ I bet you’ve never tasted it, but that just means you’ll be all the more amazed when you do…this small batch vanilla scented grapefruit…

  • Papaya breakfast boat with yogurt and fruit

    Papaya Breakfast Boats

    Papaya Breakfast Boats ~ breakfast just got a whole lot more healthy, and interesting, with gorgeous tropical papaya filled to the brim with non dairy yogurt and colorful fresh fruit.…

  • Baked Eggs Florentine

    Baked Eggs Florentine

    Baked Eggs Florentine  ~ a simple but delicious dish of baked eggs with spinach.  This satisfying low carb recipe makes an elegant breakfast, brunch, or cozy dinner.…

  • Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze ~ this one bowl recipe makes the Southern classic cake so much easier but every bit as delicious.

    Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

    Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze ~ this one bowl recipe makes the Southern classic cake so much easier  ~ but don’t worry, it’s every bit as decadently delicious!…

  • Triple Vanilla Pound Cake

    Triple Vanilla Pound Cake ~ not one, not two, but three layers of intense vanilla flavor to excite even the most serious vanilla fans.  This easy loaf cake is guaranteed to…

  • Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake is a mile high crumb cake with a delicate fresh lemon flavor, it's made with my special lemon infused sugar ~ an easy technique for punching up the citrus flavor in your favorite recipes!

    Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake

    Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake is a mile high coffee cake with a delicate fresh lemon flavor, it’s made with my special lemon infused sugar ~ an easy technique for punching up…

  • Mueslit Toasting Bread 8

    Muesli Toasting Bread

    Muesli Toasting Bread  ~ some bread is just meant to be toasted, like this chunky fruit and nut bread. When the thick biscotti shaped slices hit the hot coils the nuts…

  • My Vegan Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Tart makes a fun non-dairy breakfast treat for any occasion. Customize your healthy tart with whatever fruit's in season.

    Vegan Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Tart

    My Vegan Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Tart makes a fun non-dairy breakfast treat for any occasion.  Customize your healthy tart with whatever fruit’s in season.…

  • Blood Orange Crumble Bars ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Blood Orange Crumble Bars

    I’m squeezing every last delicious drop out of blood orange season with these Blood Orange Crumble Bars ~  the sweet tart filling is layered into a buttery shortbread crumble dough and…

  • Blood Orange Jem ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Blood Orange Jam Recipe

    Blood Orange Jam ~ this easy small batch citrus jam has a bright delicate flavor with berry overtones, and a glorious color ~ with none of the bitterness of marmalade.  I’ve…

  • Oat Bran with Trail Mix is a wonderfully cozy breakfast for a chilly morning, it's healthy, full of protein and fiber, and so delicious! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Oat Bran Power Bowl

    This healthy high fiber Oat Bran Power Bowl recipe is a really cozy way to fuel your day ~ oat bran is creamier, tastier, and keeps you satisfied even longer than…

  • Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread

    Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread (with cream cheese frosting!)  Imagine it…no waiting in line…no worry about getting the mangy looking slice at the back of the case…no sad face after…

  • Zucchini Latkes with Maple Cranberry Sauce ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Zucchini Latkes with Maple Cranberry Sauce

    Zucchini Latkes with Maple Cranberry Sauce is a colorful twist on a beloved Passover and Hanukkah tradition!  Serve these delicate zucchini fritters for breakfast, or as a side dish, with plenty…

  • Sweet Onion Latkes with Chive Sour Cream ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Sweet Onion Latkes with Chive Sour Cream

    Sweet Onion Latkes with Chive Sour Cream ~ be forewarned ~ the aroma of these crispy onion fritters sizzling on the stove will draw crowds ~ don’t save them just for…

  • Homemade Chicken Apple Sausage ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Homemade Chicken Apple Sausage

    My Homemade Chicken Apple Sausage recipe is an easy way to make your own fabulously fresh sausage right at home ~  it freezes beautifully, too, so be sure to make extra…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake

    My Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake is an easy loaf cake bursting with citrus flavor and crunchy poppy seeds ~ and just when you thought winter had nothing fresh to offer!…